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Athletic Trainer

Company:
Entourage Consulting LLC
Location:
Westhampton Beach, NY
Posted:
July 07, 2020

Description:

Entourage is accepting resumes for this role:

Athletic Trainer

Place of Performance: Westhampton Beach, NY

General Description:

Athletic Trainer shall perform initial physical assessment in order to recognize the structural pathology and severity of acute injury. Operators should immediately be referred to an orthopedist for imaging immediately if injury is suspected.

Specific Tasks:

• Implement appropriate emergency injury and illness techniques.

• Perform secondary assessment and employ appropriate management strategies for non-life-threatening injuries or illness.

• Formulate differential diagnosis based on the results of the initial or secondary assessment.

• Communicate the nature of injury or illness and the resulting treatment plan to the patient and the PT/IM.

• Design and fabricate protective pads, equipment and braces to help prevent and treat injuries; including the use of taping techniques within the ATC’s scope of practice.

• Provide guidance to help prevent injury and to maximize the operators’ physical conditioning and performance.

• Participate in periodic meetings to review the care provided to GA units and identify opportunities for improvement. Should a meeting occur outside of regular working hours, the ATC is responsible for reviewing the information disseminated in the meeting.

• Serve as an advisor to the unit Human Performance Optimization (HPO) Manager in matters related to injury prevention, sports medicine and rehabilitation.

• Collaborate throughout the HPO to enhance the quality of patient care delivered.

• Conduct equipment, product, and literature reviews to ensure the HPO stays current with the provision of care.

• Provide input for the development and utilization of the HPO data collection strategies.

• Participate in the collection and reporting of workload data as requested by the unit HPO program manager.

• Assist the HPO program manager in developing and maintaining clinical practice guidelines to ensure consistency of care across all HPO facilities.

• Ensure safe and effective operation of equipment used for patient care and contributes to a safe working environment.

• Shall travel to various locations as determined by Officer during the performance of this contract to attend meetings and conferences concerning the HPO program.

Qualifications:

• Shall possess a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in Athletic Training from an accredited college or university and will be NATABOC certified.

• Shall have a minimum of three (3) years of salaried professional experience working with elite level athletes within the SOF community, NCAA, division one preferred, or professional sports, as a certified ATC. Internship hours/experience will not be considered professional experience.

• Shall have additional credentials as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association or as a certified Sports Performance Coach through the United States of America Weightlifting Association (USAWA).

• Shall have a current certification in basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to include Automated External Device (AED) training.

• Shall be capable of meeting physical demands of training with SOF including the ability to hike over rough terrain and function in austere environments to observe SOF training evolutions, the ability to assist with strength and conditioning testing and training protocols and the ability to lift and manipulate loads or weights up to 20 kilograms.

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